The Federal Service Impasses Panel ordered an existing telework program remain for some 2,100 attorneys, decision writers and other employees at the Social Security Administration’s Office of Hearings Operation represented by the National Treasury Employees Union.
The Federal Salary Council is still debating a series of controversial changes to the methodology currently used to set federal employee locality pay.
The Social Security Administration said Friday it would delay the end of its telework program by two additional weeks to give operations employees more time to adjust to the policy changes.
Unions facing pushback nearly everywhere they turn. And one battles an internal demon.
The Social Security Administration is ending its telework program for some 12,000 operations employees after six years. The agency’s decision coincides with the start of its new collective bargaining agreement with the American Federation of Government Employees.
J. David Cox, the national president of the largest federal employee union, will take a leave of absence amid sexual harassment allegations. The American Federation of Government Employees will launch an investigation into the matter, and Cox has denied the allegations.
A new bill would require the relocation of 10 departments and 90% of their Washington, D.C.-based employee positions to economically distressed areas of the country by 2033. But AFGE is pushing back.
In today’s Federal Newscast, over 40 Senate Democrats express opposition to how the Environmental Protection Agency is handling its collective bargaining with the American Federation of Government Employees.
Federal employees, members of Congress and good government governments remember the late House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Elijah Cummings, as a champion for the federal workforce and a staunch and vocal supporter of whistleblowers.
The National Treasury Employees Union and more than 100 other federal, labor, women and health organizations are pressing Congress to push a paid family leave program to the finish line.
The Office of Personnel Management has even more performance management guidance. This time, it’s designed to encourage agencies to reconsider the concept of progressive discipline when managing employees.
The Office of Personnel Management on Friday instructed agencies to begin implementing the president’s workforce executive orders on official time, collective bargaining and employee removals.
A new collective bargaining agreement between the Social Security Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees gives the union a smaller bank of official time hours than it had before, but more than representatives would see under the president’s workforce executive orders.
The injunction on the president’s workforce executive orders has expired, clearing the way for agencies to officially begin implementing them again.